Princeton University Library Catalog

On the edge of your seat : chairs for the 21st century / essays by Nora Atkinson [and nine others].

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Philadelphia, PA: The Center for Art in Wood, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
286 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Notes:
  • Catalog published on the occasion of the exhibition held at The Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia, Pa., May 6-July 23, 2016.
  • "With a three-century retrospective of Philadelphia chair design"--Dust jacket.
  • Artists include: Jennifer Anderson; Justin G. Bailey; Bob Brox; Stoel Burrowes; Carrie Compton (collaborting with Doug Jones); Sheri Crider (collaborating with Nina Dubois); Alicia Dietz; Nina Dubois collaborating with Sheri Crider); Jack R. Elliott; Dugan Essick; Adrian Ferrazzutti; Amy Forsyth; Jordan Gehman; Sophie Glenn; Tad Gloeckler; Doug Jones (collaborting with Carrie Compton); Lauren Kalman; Patrick Kana; David Knopp; Beth Krensky; Joseph G. La Macchia; Jack Larimore; Po Shun Leong; Laura Mays; Christine Mei; Taiji Miyasaka; Mira Nakashima; Christy Oates; Keunho Peter Park; Gord Peteran; Dean Pulver; Andrew Jay Rumpler; Fabiano Sarra; Matt Selnick; Mark Sfirri; Michaela Crie Stone; Joshua Torbick; Misha Volf; Takahiro Yoshino.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 284-286) and index.
Contents:
Prologue / Roy Superior -- On the edge of your seat: chairs for the 21st century / Richard R. Goldberg -- From The Furniture Society / Steffanie Dotson -- Introduction / Albert LeCoff with Tina C. LeCoff -- Chairs and chairmaking in Philadelphia: a selective pictorial history / Joshua Lane -- Slouching towards the apocalypse / Nora Atkinson -- The elegance of brilliant intention / Jasper Brinton -- Formal thoughts on sitting figures / Benjamin Colman -- Some observations on twenty-first-century seating / Susie Silbert.
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  • Catalogs.
  • Exhibition catalogs.
ISBN:
  • 9780764351693
  • 0764351699
LCCN:
2016933718
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